This is “The Crossroads,” the location where legend says blues great Robert Johnson sold his soul to the Devil for the ability to be a great blues guitar player.
Robert Leroy Johnson, was an American blues singer-songwriter and musician. His landmark recordings in the late 1930’s had a combination of singing, guitar playing, and songwriting that has influenced many great musicians including Eric Clapton, Keith Richards and Jimi Hendrix. In 2004, Eric Clapton issued “Me and Mr. Johnson“ which consists of covers of songs written and originally recorded by Robert Johnson.
Johnson was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in its first induction ceremony in 1986.
US-61 & US 49
Clarksdale MS 38614